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Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
« Reply #75 on: June 05, 2013, 05:40:49 pm »
I had the same issue with the bra.. I like to check mine I guess relatively often, so on the outside of my pants is best for me.

I do hope mine works on the wifi.  My wifi is in the corner of the living room dowstairs and the scale will be upstairs in a bathroom that is over the other corner of the living room.  My bedroom is upstairs and farther away and I get wifi up there for my Kindle/Fire and used to have a laptop up there..  Mine should arrive tomorrow.  I'll be out to Curves and to take a patient too and from her oncologist and maybe she will have chemo, if he thinks she is able to tolerate it, but then I'll scoot  home and it will probably not arrive until late in the day.

I won't have to deal with anyone stepping on the scale, for the most part, and Katniss is almost 15 pounds so the scale shouldn't just think I've had a sudden weight gain! 

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #76 on: June 05, 2013, 05:46:20 pm »
    Arrgh.. now mine says that early this afternoon it was "transferred to local post office" in Anaheim (not my local post office) and to allow for 1 or 2 days.  Again, I could walk there and back in less time (my feet would be toast, though, but my fitbit would be happy). 

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #77 on: June 05, 2013, 05:54:54 pm »
    Arrgh.. now mine says that early this afternoon it was "transferred to local post office" in Anaheim (not my local post office) and to allow for 1 or 2 days.  Again, I could walk there and back in less time (my feet would be toast, though, but my fitbit would be happy). 

    Aaargh....  It'll be soon.....

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #78 on: June 05, 2013, 06:21:56 pm »
    Honestly, I wasn't even tracking it until you posted about yours being due to arrive.  In the scheme of things, it is nothing.  And I'll have another day or two not being ratted on by a device to another device..

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #79 on: June 06, 2013, 07:38:28 am »
    I envision my One going thru the wash at some point also, or falling somewhere I don't want it to! I clip mine on the inside of the waist, and although the rubbery clip never falls off, I have had the One actually fall out of the clip without much effort. I think the more it's used the easier it is to do that.

    The scale sounds really nice. I have a currently working scale so I probably can't justify a new one, but it sure sounds handy.

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #80 on: June 06, 2013, 11:27:23 am »
    Our scale was 55 years old, according to my hubby, but the rust didn't go with my decor and it was hard to read through the foggy glass, but it still worked!  I decided it was time....

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #81 on: June 06, 2013, 05:48:08 pm »
    Mine arrived.. I was a bit put out when it said I must put it on a hard floor near my wifi.. thankfully I have hard floor in the entry but that isn't so close.. so I was running back and forth.

    Seems that you can have multiple people set up but only if they have fitbit devices? 

    Also it weighs me almost 2 pounds heavier than my old scale (which isn't THAT old and actually gives you fat % AND water %.  humph.

    But I like the look. 

    Seems Katniss, who weighed 14lb15oz at the vet is also weighing higher..  15lb2oz!

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #82 on: June 06, 2013, 06:29:30 pm »
    Well...I did learn that if your Fitbit goes through the washer and dryer, it racks up over a mile...



    The spin cycle must have confused it...19 floors climbed and 2000+ calories burned.

    But it still works!

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #83 on: June 06, 2013, 06:32:14 pm »
    LOL!

    And reassuring too!!

    Just think how many bonus calories you can eat today.
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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #84 on: June 06, 2013, 07:34:46 pm »
    Too funny!  19 flights of stairs!!

    Per the new scale, I lost 3.5 pounds between 3pm and 6:22pm!  I know that can happen.. but that is even less than the old scale was this morning.

    But the wifi worked nicely from upstairs to downstairs. 

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #85 on: June 07, 2013, 06:33:27 am »
    I'm finding having the scale there staring at me with its cyclops eye every time I pass it is keeping me more honest.  I WANT that number to go down tomorrow morning when I look at my graph on my i'Touch.... (I'm holding myself to one weigh in a day.)

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #86 on: June 07, 2013, 06:39:30 am »
    Well...I did learn that if your Fitbit goes through the washer and dryer, it racks up over a mile...



    The spin cycle must have confused it...19 floors climbed and 2000+ calories burned.

    But it still works!

    Good to know Thumper! I'm sure it's only a matter of time before mine ends up there too!  :D

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #87 on: June 07, 2013, 02:19:11 pm »
    Heh.. well I think I've weight twice today, already.

    The Groupon deal is still on..

     

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #88 on: June 08, 2013, 08:41:58 am »
    I had the same issue with the bra.. I like to check mine I guess relatively often, so on the outside of my pants is best for me.

    I should have added that I check mine using my i'Touch.  I open the app and it syncs.  I check mine pretty often too!  It's my OCD.

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #89 on: June 08, 2013, 01:01:35 pm »
    I don`t have and device always on and at hand, and a simple press of the button on the one works for me.

    I am loving the scale, especially when when it displays the check Mark.  Easily entertained.

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #90 on: June 08, 2013, 01:17:53 pm »
    Different strokes!  I almost always have either my iPad or my i'Touch handy, and it's a couple clicks for me to bring it up.  Easier for me than rooting around on my waistband, more discreet and easier to read and I prefer it on my bra anyway.  :D  But the important thing is to find what works for you!

    Yes, I love the big ol' checkmark on the scale.  I don't like some of the other numbers.  >:(  But it's keeping me honest...

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #91 on: June 08, 2013, 02:37:54 pm »
    Numbers?  There are numbers?

    ;)~

    Yes, those can use some work..

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #92 on: June 11, 2013, 01:34:49 pm »
    Just got my fitbit today and set it up.  I'm a little concerned because I've only set up my account and it synced and said I'd been 113 steps and I haven't even put it on!!!   :o
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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #93 on: June 11, 2013, 03:32:53 pm »
    Just got my fitbit today and set it up.  I'm a little concerned because I've only set up my account and it synced and said I'd been 113 steps and I haven't even put it on!!!   :o

    Well, it probably can't tell the difference between handling it and the movement from walking.  If you feel guilty, leave it on a table and walk 113 steps and then put it on.  :D

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #94 on: June 11, 2013, 07:14:06 pm »
    Still doing mine.  I sometimes think mine is in love with me.  In fac, it tells me it likes me and stuff all the time.  My wife says mine flirts with me, but her's hates her.
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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #95 on: June 11, 2013, 07:15:30 pm »
    I'm not feeling too guilty.   8)  I just hope it is fairly accurate.   ;D
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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #96 on: June 11, 2013, 08:02:05 pm »
    I think they are surprisingly accurate but now and then.. they seem human.

    Mine flirts with me but I swear the other day it said "BITE ME LYNN".  Cannot be sure.

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    « Reply #97 on: June 11, 2013, 09:20:35 pm »
    Mine says I rock. That is it.   :P
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    « Reply #98 on: June 11, 2013, 10:07:32 pm »
    Oh it says many things.  (I rock, too)

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    Re: Fitbit Fans (The Official Thread)
    « Reply #99 on: June 12, 2013, 05:07:51 am »
    yooohooo ladies (and gents, I'm used to the accessories board, which I do think is all women since napcat abandoned us years ago).   Thank you, thank you , thank you.
    I logged on here two days ago and, of course, Brad's deal had expired.  Always my luck.
    I had an old Brookstone expired groupon which I had used but it said I didn't.  So I tried to use it for the $25 it is now worth and it wouldn't work.
    So Brookstone has $20 off for Dad's day (HURRY) and I decided to take a chance and buy a new groupon.  $25, for $50.  GULP.  You are only supposed to ever buy one groupon per company.  I ordered the Flex, it took the $20, looked like it took the groupon, but didn't show up in my final charge.  GULP.  I called.  Order not showing up yet.  I called back in two hours.  PRoblem with order, we;ll get back to you tomorrow.  No email, no phone call yesterday.  Called and they said the groupon had been applied.  Cost me @ $47 for the FIT BIT FLEX.  It had been back ordered and expected to ship July 10.  I will be in Texas, RATS.  I asked and they said looks like it's shipping 6/20 and will take 3 to 5 days to be delivered once it ships.  I have wanted a fitbit for a LONG time in the hopes that it will get me moving.  I hope I am not disappointed it doesn't do stairs (but then neither do I,  :P ).   Seriously, I am pretty sure I would misplace or lose the One and/or forget to put it on in the morning, so I ordered the Flex and hope it doesn't bug my wrist.  I have Fibromyalgia and sometimes cannot stand any jewelry whatsoever.  Othertimes, I wear a lot.

    So I am anxiously awaiting to join my friends exercising.  However, there is absolutely no reason I can't start right now, is there?  Nope.  But will i?  Nope, probably not.  I also won a six month membership to the local Jewish Community Center gym.  I have to activate by June 30.  Hope I don't waste that. 

    I need to get healthier with exercise.  I am a real couch potato and could sit in a chair endlessly on my computer, reading, etc. 

    Anyway, just wanted to chime in and let you know I am joining the ranks of FITBIT and hope to make it FIT soon.  BTW, that scale??? I couldn't even look.  I am committed to weighing only one time per month so that I am not obsessed with how much weight I am or am not losing.  I've lost 70 lbs in 3.5 years at a rate that is slower than molasses, even though I don't eat molasses, or any other sugar for that matter.  I would like to lose about 15 more, but when I start weighing every day, I become obsessed with the weight instead of doing the recovery oriented things I need to be doing to be healthy and happy.  So no scale that speaks to me and does check offs, etc.  YIKES.  I'd miss work if I had one of those.   :D 

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